When the Founding Fathers crafted the Constitution, states had the power to decide who could vote. In our series, The Constitution Today, a look how national voting rights have evolved.

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  • Michael Quinn President and executive director of James Madison's Montpelier.
  • Marcia Greenberger Founder and co-president of the National Women's Law Center.
  • Henry Chambers Jr. Professor of law, University of Richmond.

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